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Nigeria @55: Prologue: Still groping in the dark


on October 01, 2015   /   in News, Nigeria@55 4:49 pm

One of the enduring topics of debate over Nigeria’s nationhood is the question: was Nigeria’s amalgamation a mistake? In Read More →

Irresponsibility of Nigerian politicians dragged us backward – Mohammed

Junaid Mohammed

on October 01, 2015   /   in News, Nigeria@55

Second Republic lawmaker, Dr Junaid Mohammed, in this interview said the waywardness and irresponsibility of the Nigerian pol Read More →

Nigeria@55: I’m worried, unhappy but optimistic – Osoba

Olusegun Osoba

on October 01, 2015   /   in Nigeria@55

Former Governor of Ogun State, Aremo Olusegun Segun Osoba, in this chat, shares his thoughts on the state of nation, where we Read More →

Policing Nigeria: The challenges


on October 01, 2015   /   in Nigeria@55

GENERALLY speaking, it is beyond doubt that the security situation in Nigeria today is still worrisome. People are still caut Read More →

Nigeria@55: Change expected in health

on October 01, 2015   /   in Nigeria@55

FORTUNES of the nation’s health sector have slumped following long years of decay and decadence, and there is no doubt that a repositioning is overdue. The transformation to a sector that gives reason for hope and cheer is desirable. There is a plethora of expectations Nigerians want from a health sector rife with tales and expressions of fear, sadness and death. Nigeria currently has some of the poorest health indicators in the world and attention should be more focused on improving these national health indices. Change must begin with the leadership through increased political commitment at all levels, enforcement of professionalism and a defined framework for health practice that clearly defines roles and responsibilities within the system. Read More →

ECONOMY: Need for fiscal federalism, others


on October 01, 2015   /   in Nigeria@55

The post independence economy of Nigeria seemed to be moving in the right direction with the regions taking charge of their r Read More →

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Buhari’s uneventful 100 days, by Femi Aribisala


on October 07, 2015   /   in Femi Aribisala, News, Trending 12:34 pm

AFTER the 2015 election, I predicted on Twitter that when critical decisions are to be taken, Yemi Osinbajo, the token Southe Read More →

Ministerial Nominees: Copy of Buhari’s letter to Saraki


on October 06, 2015   /   in News, Trending 8:33 pm

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has announced to the Senators 21 ministerial nominees. Read More →

See photos of Saraki’s unveiling of Buhari’s ministerial nominees


on October 06, 2015   /   in News, Trending

As mixed reactions continued to trail the unveiling of President Muhammadu Buhari's long-awaited ministerial nominees, as ann Read More →

Breaking: Charles Okah attempts jumping from court’s third floor

One  of  the  four  Abuja  blasts  suspects, Mr  Charles  Tombrah  Okah, in  handcuffs,  being  led  out  of  the  Federal Capital Territory Chief Magistrates Court, Wuse Zone 6, yesterday in Abuja

on October 06, 2015   /   in News, Trending

Abuja- Security operatives attached to Justice Gabriel Kolawole at the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday prevented Charle Read More →

I have no interest in running for political office says Aliko Dangote

on October 06, 2015   /   in News, Trending

Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote on Tuesday said that he had no interest in actively participating in politics, saying business and politics should never be mixed. Read More →

Ministerial list: I am disappointed, says Balarabe Musa

President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari addresses the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly September 28, 2015 at the United Nations in New York. AFP

on October 06, 2015   /   in News, Trending

A former Governor of Kaduna state, Malam Balarabe Musa, says he is disappointed at President Muhammadu Buhari's ministerial l Read More →

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Davido to premiere five unreleased videos


on October 07, 2015   /   in Entertainment, News 1:02 pm

With just a few weeks to the release of his sophomore album, “Baddest”, multiple award winning popstar, Davido is set to Read More →

AY settles rift between Gordons and Helen Paul on stage


on October 06, 2015   /   in Entertainment 4:31 pm

Nigeria's biggest annual comedy show, Maltina AY Live held another edition of the comedy concert in Port Harcourt yesterday, Read More →

LoverBoy Wins 200k iPhone 6 For Stunned Girlfriend


on October 06, 2015   /   in Entertainment

Business entrepreneur, Tobore Idoghor who attended the Maltina AY Live Port Harcourt edition with his girlfriend yesterday, S Read More →

Video: Nigeria star, John Ogu proposes to blogger in a packed stadium


on October 05, 2015   /   in Entertainment, Sports, Trending 10:23 am

Nigeria midfielder, John Ogu showed his romantic side at the weekend as he proposed to his fiancée Chiugo Akaolisa right on Read More →

Photos: Rotimi Amaechi, 2face, Seyi Shay, others rock Basketmouth’s Lord of the Ribs


on October 05, 2015   /   in Showtime People

Faces seen in attendance so far include 2Face and wife Annie Idibia, Tee-A, Colette Otusheso, Sound Sultan, Jay Jay Okocha, S Read More →

15 injured as hoodlums attack Yinka Ayefele in Ondo

Yinka Ayefele

on October 05, 2015   /   in Showtime People

Akure—A popular musician, Yinka Ayefele, narrowly escaped being lynched weekend at Ijare area of Ondo State as some hoodlum Read More →

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England’s Rooney misses training, doubtful for Estonia


on October 07, 2015   /   in Sports 1:03 pm

England captain Wayne Rooney is a major doubt for Friday’s Euro 2016 qualifier at home to Estonia after he missed train Read More →

Enyeama explains row with Oliseh, may quit Eagles

Enyeama Vincent

on October 07, 2015   /   in News, Sports

Super Eagles goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama has expressed his displeasure over his row with the coach of the team, Sunday Oliseh Read More →

Oliseh drops Enyeama, names Ahmed Musa as captain


on October 07, 2015   /   in News, Sports

The Coach of the Super Eagles, Sunday Oliseh has reportedly dropped 101 caps goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama as the captain of th Read More →

NFF reverts Oliseh’s decision, insists Enyeama must stay

Nigeria's Super Eagle goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama catches the ball during a World Cup 2014 qualifier football match against Ethiopia on October 13, 2013 in Addis Ababas.           AFP PHOTO

on October 07, 2015   /   in News, Sports

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has confirmed that there was misunderstanding in the camp of the Super Eagles but it ha Read More →

Oliseh, Enyeama at each other’s throat in Belgium


on October 07, 2015   /   in News, Sports

THE Super Eagles camp in Belgium has been torn into shreds following squabbles between Coach Sunday Oliseh and captain Vincen Read More →

Eaglets, Argentina friendly postponed


on October 07, 2015   /   in News, Sports

Organizers of the much anticipated international friendly between the Nigeria U-17 squad, Golden Eaglets and their Argentine Read More →